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HRW: Haiti

  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Peacekeeping has a Sexual Abuse Problem
    A Haitian woman was selling charcoal on the empty edges of her small town when a white, uniformed United Nations peacekeeper offered her a lift in his marked vehicle. He raped her shortly after she got in. “I could not fight back,” said Marie Ba…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Tell Clothing Brands To Go Transparent

    Tell Clothing Brands To Go Transparent

    Tweet the Clothing Brands Tweet the clothing brands below and tell them to take the Transparency Pledge:39 companies so far have committed to #GoTransparent and signed on to the #TransparencyPledge. Tell…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability in 2019 continued to hinder the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, and address humanitarian crises.In July 2018, the government’s announcement th…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti: Investigate Protest Deaths

    Haiti: Investigate Protest Deaths

    Expand Men look at protesters marching to demand an investigation into what they say is the alleged misuse of Venezuela-sponsored PetroCaribe funds, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Novemb…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability continued in 2018 to hinder the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, or address humanitarian crises.In July 2018, the government’s announcement tha…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • New Americas Treaty Boosts Environmental Rights
    A new treaty to deepen the link between environmental protection and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean has the potential to reduce the conflicts that lead to the murders of so many environmental defenders in the region. The signing ce…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability in 2017 hindered the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, or address continuing humanitarian crises. The United Nations peacekeeping mission operating…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti’s bid to end mandate of Independent Expert abrupt and non-consultative
    Once again, we are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in your discussion of the five key aspects of the human rights situation in Haiti. The five key human rights concerns at focus in your report remain Human R…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti should not leave Civil Society out of decision on mandate
    We wish to congratulate Haiti on the inauguration of President Jovenel Moise in February of this year and hope that he and his administration will make human rights a priority.Human Rights Watch continues to have deep concerns related to dire public…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Haiti

Stabroek News

  • newMurder case against Marcus Bisram discharged

    Murder case against Marcus Bisram discharged

    Magistrate Renita Singh this morning discharged the murder charge against Marcus Brian Bisram at the Whim Magistrate’s Court.The article Murder case against Marcus Bisram discharged appeared first on Stabroek News.
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 1:48pm -
  • newJamaica: Calls for revision of laws as Elephant Man faces only a $100 fine for false declaration

    Jamaica: Calls for revision of laws as Elephant Man faces only a $100 fine for false declaration

    (Jamaica Observer) Attorney-At-Law Bert Samuels believes that some fines on Jamaica’s books do not reflect the current reality.The article Jamaica: Calls for revision of laws as Elephant Man faces only a $100 fine for false declaration appeared f…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 11:40am -
  • newJamaica: COVID-19 ‘blamed’ decline in robberies, as professional thief killed

    Jamaica: COVID-19 ‘blamed’ decline in robberies, as professional thief killed

    (Jamaica Gleaner) The COVID-19 pandemic came into the firing line of a self-confessed “puss” – a woman who admitted to her own sleight-of-hand exploits – as she bemoaned the murder of her stepson, a reputed robber and housebreaker, on March…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 11:35am -
  • newJamaica: Man charged with created public mischief after viral COVID lockdown voice note

    Jamaica: Man charged with created public mischief after viral COVID lockdown voice note

    (Jamaica Gleaner) The police have nabbed a man they allege is the mastermind behind a viral hoax voice note claiming Westmoreland was being placed under a lockdown because of the COVID-19 outbreak.The article Jamaica: Man charged with created public…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 11:33am -
  • newJamaicans told to keep paying power bills

    Jamaicans told to keep paying power bills

    (Jamaica Star) The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) said it fears an increase in electricity theft due to the economic downturn brought on by the new conoravirus.The article Jamaicans told to keep paying power bills appeared first on Stabroek News.
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 11:30am -
  • newTrinidad: Steady rise in sale of sex toys since COVID-19

    Trinidad: Steady rise in sale of sex toys since COVID-19

    (Trinidad Guardian) Since the arrival of COVID-19 on our shores, there has been a steady rise in the sales of sex toys locally, culminating in a massive climax last week, sex therapist Giriraj “Dr Raj” Ramnanan has revealed.The article Trinidad:…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 11:26am -
  • newTrinidad has first cases of ‘local spread’, COVID-19 count reaches 82

    Trinidad has first cases of ‘local spread’, COVID-19 count reaches 82

    (Trinidad Express) The Health Ministry’s Chief Medical Officer says the two latest COVID-19-positive victims appear to be the first cases of ‘local spread’.The article Trinidad has first cases of ‘local spread’, COVID-19 count reaches 82 a…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 11:23am -
  • newTrinidad Hilton gives workers three options amid COVID-19

    Trinidad Hilton gives workers three options amid COVID-19

    (Trinidad Guardian) Staff at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre in St Ann’s have been temporarily laid off with no pay effective April 1 as the closure of borders in light of COVID-19 pandemic has hit the hotel industry.The article Trinidad…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 8:30am -
  • newTrinidad at war with COVID-19 – PM

    Trinidad at war with COVID-19 – PM

    (Trinidad Guardian) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley put the country on a war-footing against COVID-19 as he delivered a message from his residence hours before the start of new measures to curb the spread of the virus that has already claimed three li…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 8:24am -
  • newDDL records after-tax profit of $3.48b for 2019 - -up by 6.3%

    DDL records after-tax profit of $3.48b for 2019 - -up by 6.3%

    Beverage giant Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) recorded another “very successful” year in 2019 with revenue topping $22.403The article DDL records after-tax profit of $3.48b for 2019 appeared first on Stabroek News.
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 2:21am -

The Economist: Haiti

The Guardian: Haiti News

  • The US military would be superb at fighting coronavirus. Let's use it | Ann Lee and Sean Penn
    After the 2010 Haitian earthquake, we saw the US military in action as a humanitarian force. They can do thisIn 2010, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. In three minutes it killed more than 200,000 people and displaced two million more.Our humanitar…
    - 9 days ago, 21 Mar 20, 6:19am -
  • ‘It became part of life’: how Haiti curbed cholera
    When cholera broke out just months after a devastating earthquake, Haiti’s health system was pushed to the brink. The extraordinary rearguard action that followed offers an object lesson in dealing with a public health crisisMarie Millande Tulmé w…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Mar 20, 2:00am -
  • Haiti cancels carnival after gun battle between police and soldiers
    Soldier died of his wounds after gunfightAuthorities warned of risk of ‘bloodbath’Fears are growing over an increasingly febrile security situation in Haiti after police and soldiers fought a deadly gun battle which lasted for hours outside the c…
    - 35 days ago, 24 Feb 20, 10:59am -
  • Haiti: 15 children die in fire at orphanage run by US Christian group
    Two burned to death and 13 died in hospital due to asphyxiationFacility was run by US Christian groupFifteen children have died after a fire swept through an orphanage in Haiti run by a US Christian group, triggering renewed controversy over the prol…
    - 45 days ago, 14 Feb 20, 4:35pm -
  • 2019: year of unrest in the Americas – in pictures
    Wave of protests and violence against austerity measures and political corruption swept Bolivia, Venezuela, Chile and other Latin American countries Continue reading...
    - 90 days ago, 31 Dec 19, 7:00am -
  • President Moise is committed to ending corruption and rebuilding Haiti | Letter
    In response to an article concerning the ongoing political crisis in Haiti, foreign minister Bocchit Edmond describes the administration’s efforts to build a unity government and move the country forwardsYour article states that Haiti’s crisis is…
    - 12 Dec 19, 1:26pm -
  • Sick of corruption, Haiti looks back to its revolutionary hero for hope
    As conflict racks the nation and anger at a political scandal grows, Haitians are rallying to the country’s founding father more than 200 years after his assassinationOn the walls across Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, a stencilled image can be…
    - 7 Dec 19, 3:54pm -
  • Killers lurk in the shadows as Haiti chaos takes a sinister turn
    Mired in poverty, corruption and violent unrest, Haiti faces a fresh problem in the form of paid gunmen out to settle scoresAt the barricaded junction next to the international airport in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, protesters burn tyres and…
    - 5 Dec 19, 2:00am -
  • Lakou Mizik: HaitiaNola review – a Caribbean-Creole melting pot
    (Cumbancha)The Haitian ensemble maintain their mission of national regeneration with a second album that embraces New Orleans, a close neighbour and cultural cousin. It’s a love affair spawned when Lakou Mizik played the city’s 2016 jazz festival…
    - 27 Oct 19, 12:30am -
  • Why people are protesting in Haiti – video report
    Weeks of widespread protest have paralysed parts of Haiti. Demonstrators are calling for the country's president, Jovenel Moïse, to resign from office, but despite violence and charges of corruption he has so far refused to stand downAn explosion of…
    - 25 Oct 19, 1:49pm -
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